TITLE

Barbie for President

PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;09/18/2000, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the Barbie for President campaign launched by the White House Project organization to encourage girls in the United States to become leaders.
ACCESSION #
3635669

 

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